cancer

are there any tests that can tell whether a person has cancer , if yes then in what stage more  

View all 7 comments Below 7 comments
FNAC test will reveal the presence of Cancer and its staging. S.Ganesan --- support@localcirclesmail.com wrote: From: "Laxminarayana Y" To: ganesan_cnj@techemail.com Subject: New post "cancer" in [Fight Cancer Together] Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 04:00:15 +0000 more  
Found it very helpful more  
Thanks for adding to the list. Mammography in breast cancer has been reported controversial off late with about 35% false positives. Screening with this should ideally start at 50 years of age. Papsmear and HPV as we shared are the tests for cervical cancer. Later post treatments to CeCa, mRNA tests or cytology are also available. PET scan and MRI or even PET CT are advanced tests for a high risk patinet or followup during and after treatment for many cancers. From: Sukriti Bansal Reply-To: www.send_post_comment++iylkfdaemqqstr++bbmqaefdlkiy@localcirclesmail.com> Date: Monday, 6 February 2017 at 11:57 AM To: Puneet Chandna APT IN Subject: Commented on "cancer" in [Fight Cancer Together] more  
PET scan, pap smear for cervical cancer, mammography for breast cancer more  
Please note there are three main reasons "as of now" as to why the cancer may happen. These are Genetic, Environmental and Lifestyle. There are essentially three types of tests to detect cancer. these are predictive, Diagnostic and Therapeutic test. The first one, " Predictive" test is the one that assist patient with high risk of cancer and support some lifestyle changes. "Diagnostics tests" are ones that many people have to undergo due to the fact that they report to doctors with few symptoms such as sudden weight loss, pain, lump or extreme fatigue. There may be other symptoms too. based on the symptoms the doctor decides to order a few tests that are blood tests, Urine or tests that are take from a site of lump called as biopsy. The other tests that a doctor may recommend is imaging Diagnostics tests such as Ultrasound, MRI or CT scan to confirm a diagnosis of cancer. Therapeutic tests are the test that assist in accessing or finding out if your therapy is working or not. these test can either be done just immediately after particular cancer has been diagnosed to ascertain the course of therapy, can also be done during initial therapy or immediately after the last therapy to see if there is another therapy that might work. These test can be Blood tests, Imaging tests or tests that are DNA tests that can help decide the therapy tat is more likely to work, may cause less or more toxicity and lately there are DNA tests to also confirm if the cancer is likely to spread or not. some tests done at TMC by Aceprobe.com lab can help predict this from blood. A CAUTION, one should not likely consider a predictive test just because as near relative or a dear is suffering from the disease. Cancer is in every body as far as the hypothesis of DNA may go. However this may be in a latent or say sleeping state unless we change our life style and environment around us including our thought process that contributes to the change in DNA, also by food. Consider predictive test only if you have a high risk and have some symptoms that are likely to make you more susceptible to cancer or other diseases. Screening tests these days are the main work of Govts and others. These screening tests can be Mammographies for Women, PSA Prostate Specific Antigen for Men and also Pap Smear or HPV DNA virus test. There are controversies, limitations and lack of consensus across all these screenings tests and one must discuss with an experienced doctor to help identify the risk factors, predictability power and over diagnosis if any found or may occur. Wish this helps answer the question in a layman way. Wish this helps more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Reducing risk of Cancer - World Cancer Day

      Tips from my GP on reducing risk of cancer. Experts in this circle may know a lot more 🙏🙏 Consume a healthy diet, with an emphasis on nutritious sources A balanced meal consisting o...

      By Reeta Kumar
      /
    • India’s Cancer Map

      Attached cancer heat map of India. Do you live in a state with very high instances of cancer? What does it tell us. Could it be the water, air, way farming is done (fruits veggies whea...

      By Reeta Kumar
      /
    • cancer screening

      Can anyone put more light on the post below which I came across? : 12 medical tests and procedures now being questioned worldwide as unnecessary. Doctors are often criticized...

      By Kartik Bakeri
      /
    • By Reeta Kumar
      /
    • Irrfan Khan (actor) from London

      It’s been quite some time now since I have been diagnosed with a high-grade neuroendocrine cancer. This new name in my vocabulary, I got to know, was rare, and due to fewer study cases, and l...

      By Reeta Kumar
      /
    • Good evening friends

      LATEST CANCER INFORMATION from Johns Hopkins AFTER YEARS OF TELLING PEOPLE CHEMOTHERAPY IS THE ONLY WAY TO TRY AND ELIMINATE CANCER, JOHNS HOPKINS IS FINALLY STARTING TO TELL YOU TH...

      By Dr.(Mrs.)Chandra Kanta Gosain
      /
    • About Indian Cancer Society Delhi

      Conquest of Cancer by Choice; not Chance

      By Indian Cancer Society
      /
    • CML-CP

      A relative has recently been diagnosed with CML-CP. Can some knowledgeable person provide information on the cure rate and precautions to be taken during treatment in food etc. Any guidance wo...

      By Rajan Jain
      /
    • Clueless Minister

      Clueess minister in Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma says cancer is divine justice for sins committed. Shame on him.

      By Radha Kadam
      /
    • Ayurveda for cancer

      Can anyone tell me if ayurveda has successfully been used to rid of breast cancer? Pls share experience?

      By Reeta Kumar
      /
    • I am happy to inform abt a great invention in my c

      I would like to inform all patients with tumor in any part of body that in my case I have totally been cured with the glioblastoma grade 4 with the help of radio surgery protocol recently done.

      By Ramakant Dwivedi
      /
Share
Enter your email and mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

All My Circles
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)